Posts Tagged ‘Special Section’

Love Blooms Downtown

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By Marissa Maier A Wedding of Hope When Diamond Jones and Michael Thomas were married on Sept. 9, 2011, one might say that their wedding was a little unorthodox. They did get married in a 19th-century chapel, and hundreds of guests bedecked in their finest watched as Diamond, in her wedding gown, glided down the [&hellip
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Lifelong Learning with Baruch’s CAPS

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By Vatisha Smith Baruch College has a program in its Division of Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) for anyone looking to expand their skillset or fulfill a personal goal. Courses range from accounting to yoga, with many costing as little as $150. One of the largest CUNY colleges, Baruch is always evolving, determined to bring [&hellip
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New York College of Health Professions and The Open Center, a Match Made in Chakra

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New collaboration offers courses in holistic care for nurses By Sean Creamer The New York College of Health Professions, which is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, has been offering education in the fields of Western, holistic and integrative medicine for 30 years. After great success in their Long Island location in [&hellip
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LOST AND FOUND

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Every cat and dog adopted from the ASPCA and New York City Animal Care and Control has one thing in common: they’ve all been microchipped. That’s because those organizations know firsthand what can happen when dogs and cats are lost or separated from their owners. Collars and tags can come off or be taken off. [&hellip
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COUCH TALK

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In a recent interview, Woody Allen, perhaps the world’s most famous neurotic, wondered aloud whether he could have achieved artistic success without regular psychoanalysis. “People would say to me, oh, it’s just a crutch,” Allen told Adam Moss in New York magazine. “And I would say, yes. It’s a crutch, and exactly what I need [&hellip
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MAKING THE SIMPLE THINGS EASY

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No problems booking that massage, right? Dialing a telephone number has never been a stretch. Remembering to get those low-fat yogurt as well as the vinaigrette is a no brainer. For sufferers of schizophrenia, though, even such simple tasks are a struggle. Those diagnosed with the disease endure a range of cognitive impairments that affect [&hellip
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THE PROZAC COCKTAIL

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Soon after I started taking antidepressants in my early twenties, I moved to Paris, armed with my pills and a note from my doctor for airport security explaining why I had enough medication in my suitcase to cheer up a small country. I don’t remember what I was taking at the time—probably Paxil or Prozac—but [&hellip
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THINKING OUTSIDE THE PRESCHOOL BOX

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In New York City, it’s not uncommon to hear parents with infants-and even soon-to-be first-time parents-talk about applying to nursery schools. There are a lot of anxious questions in the air. When do I have to apply? How many schools? What if my child isn’t ready? What if we don’t get in anywhere? What if [&hellip
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THE BEST OF MANHATTAN 2008

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We know the word “best” is a little presumptuous. And it’s easy to run into trouble with superlatives, especially in a city with so much to offer. Nevertheless, we took a stab at it and compiled our annual “Best of Manhattan” list, an eclectic and wide-ranging catalog of goods, services, foods, drinks, places, people, ideas, [&hellip
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